Roethlisberger scores career-best 29 as Oklahoma wins easily

NORMAN, Okla. -- Carlee Roethlisberger scored a career-high 29 points in her second start and No. 18 Oklahoma used a second-half push to beat Texas-Arlington 100-67 on Thursday night.

Nyeshia Stevenson added 21 points, two off her career best, for Oklahoma (5-2), which was playing its first home game since losing standout sophomore guard Whitney Hand to an injury.

The Sooners trailed late in the first half and led by only one at halftime before starting the second half on a 12-2 run and pulling away from Texas-Arlington (3-4) the rest of the way. Oklahoma reached triple figures in scoring for the second time this season.

Tamara Simmons led the Mavericks with 19 points, making 5 of 7 from 3-point range. The game was the fourth in an 11-game road trip for Texas-Arlington.